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Arts & Theater Calendar

July 1, 1993

Ongoing Attractions

Funktional Arts – 412 N. First St. Jewelry, furniture, sculpture; ceramic sculpture by Lynn Fisher. By appointment only. Info: 229-9048/969-7942.

Village Gallery – Stewart Square. Artists co-op. Works of more than 45 artists for sale. Info: 963-ARTS/jcoeart.com.

At Home Players Theater – The House, DeKalb. Call for shows/ times/ prices/ Info: 815/748-2880.

Points of View – Rockford Art Museum, Anderson Gallery. A testament to the prominence and significance of women in the world of art. Regular Gallery Hours. Free. Thru Aug. 31. Info: 968-2787.

Fred Berman Photographs: Walls & Windows – Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Wis. Defines the personality of locations. Tues. thru Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Info: 608/363-2625.

Garden in the Gallery – Anderson Gallery, Rockford Art Museum. Large canvases with flowers and garden scenes. Regular Gallery Hours. Free. Info: 972-2880.

Expanding Horizons – Paragon on State. Exhibit by Joel James Swanson. Features a collection of oil on canvas horizons of visual exploration. Regular restaurant hours. Free. Info: 963-1600.

Around the Corner – Monroe Arts Center, Monroe, Wis. Fiber artist Dawn Ingham displays her work. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Info: 608/325-5700.

Cool Moves! The Artistry of Motion – Discovery Center Museum. A traveling exhibit of interactive and educational art focusing on the art of motion and light. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon. thru Sat., noon-5 p.m. Thru Oct. 26. Call for prices/Info: 963-6769.

Sculpture Galena: A Summer/Fall Showcase of International Contemporary Art – Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site, Galena. Bold and innovative new works of public outdoor art. Thru Oct. 31. Call for times/prices/Info: 877/444-5850.

Robot Dream: Fiber Works & Drawings – Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wis. By using labor intensive quilt media, nostalgic memories, and the robot persona, pieces by Kathy Weaver deal with personal conflict and humor. Tues. thru Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 363-2095.

See The World – Beloit College, Logan Museum of Anthropology. A small sample of the beautiful and meaningful artifacts that visitors can use to appreciate the diversity of peoples around them. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Thru Oct. 12. Info: 608/363-2625.

Wednesday, July 30

Art Exploration – Rockford Art Museum. Classes taught by Amy Towne for ages 6-9. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $32/3 weeks. Info: 972-2871.

Imagination Station: Steve Belliveau – Sinnissippi Music Shell. Magic show with live animals. 1:30 p.m. Free. Info: 987-1600.

RAMP’s Open-Captioned Movie: The Hulk – Storefront Cinema. Movies sponsored by Regional Access & Mobilization Projects sponsors an open-captioned movie. Call for times/prices/Info: 968-7467. v/tty.

Thursday, July 31

State Fair – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s newest stage adaptation based on the popular film. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

RAMP’s Open-Captioned Movie: The Hulk – Storefront Cinema. Movies sponsored by Regional Access & Mobilization Projects sponsors an open-captioned movie. Call for times/prices/Info: 968-7467. v/tty.

South Pacific – The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Atkinson, Wis. Call for times/prices/Info: 800/477-9505.

Friday, August 1

Fun Fridays: The Flying Fool – Sinnissippi Music Shell. Ken Schulz, a master of comedy manipulation will juggle everything from bowling balls to rubber chickens. 1:30 p.m. Free. Info: 987-8800.

The Art of Grills and Skills – RAW Art Studio Gallery, 2500 N. Main St. Featuring works by Jon Scordato, Mark Miller, Javier Jimenez and special guest with live music. Free. Enter via alley. 7 p.m.-midnight. Info: 978-0482.

Follies – Jubilee Theatre, Clock Tower. The glitter and glamour of Las Vegas comes to the Midwest with genuine costumes, beautiful showgirls, singing comedy and audience participation. Thru Aug. 24. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/229-4033.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

State Fair – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s newest stage adaptation based on the popular film. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

Saturday, August 2

Follies – Jubilee Theater, Clock Tower. The glitter and glamour of Las Vegas comes to the Midwest with genuine costumes, beautiful showgirls, singing comedy and audience participation. Thru Aug. 24. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/229-4033.

The Art of Grills and Skills – RAW Art Studio Gallery, 2500 N. Main St. Featuring works by Jon Scordato, Mark Miller, Javier Jimenez and special guest with live music. Free. Enter via alley. 7 p.m.-midnight. Info: 978-0482.

Jacqueline’s Dance Center’s Open Dance – Jacqueline’s Dance Education Center, 124 N. State St., Belvidere. 8-11 p.m. A fund raising dance for ages 15 and older for the ADA. Free. Info: N/A.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Jubilee Theatre, Clock Tower. The premiere of the “Jubilee Junior Series,” this is an unique adaptation of the classic tale. 1 p.m. $12. Info: 229-4033.

Forrest Gump – Sinnissippi Park Music Shell. Part of the Movies in the Park series. 8 p.m.—pre-movie program. 8:30 p.m., movie. Free. Info: 987-8800.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

State Fair – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s newest stage adaptation based on the popular film. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

Sunday, August 3

State Fair – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s newest stage adaptation based on the popular film. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

Monday, August 4

Art Exploration – Rockford Art Museum. Classes taught by Amy Towne for ages 6-9. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $32/3 weeks. Info: 972-2871.

Cartooning Around – Rockford Art Museum. Learn how to create your own cartoon characters and add color, background and action. Taught by Steve Coogan for ages 9-12. 10-11:30 a.m. $35/4 sessions. Info: 972-2871.

Building a Kayak – Logan Museum, Beloit College, Wis. A 1967 film on the Inuit Eskimo kayak building customs. 2 p.m. Free. Info: 608/363-2625.

Open Mic Poetry Reading – Rockford Public Library, Main Auditorium. Any topic, any style. Hosted by Chris Sims. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Info: 965-6731.

Tuesday, August 5

Turkish Imports, Etc. – 208 S. Hackett St., S. Beloit. A large selection of beautiful, handmade area rugs from throughout the Middle East, exceptional pillow covers, and unique sterling silver jewelry with semi-precious stones designed by Mary Ann Green. Open every Tues. 5-8 p.m. Info: 389-2186.

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